Elevations Foundation awards scholarships to 16 local students

BOULDER, CO (August 6, 2020) — The Elevations Foundation awarded $39,500 in scholarships to 16 local, college-bound students. The scholarship recipients are 2020 graduates of the following school districts: Boulder Valley, Douglas County, Jefferson County, Poudre, St. Vrain Valley and Westminster.

Elevations Foundation scholarship recipients, their high school and the college they’ll be attending are as follows:
  • Deniss Atondo Avolis – Fort Collins HS, Colorado State University
  • Brianna Bianco – Mountain View HS, Concordia University Chicago
  • Grace Braddock – Peak to Peak Charter School, Goucher College
  • Lizeth De La Luz – Fort Collins HS, Front Range Community College
  • Trinity Dorshorn – Boulder Preparatory HS, Colorado State University
  • Kellan Dougherty – New Vista HS, University of Colorado Boulder
  • Roman Garcia-Martinez – Skyline HS, University of San Franciso
  • Bethany Keenan – Frederick HS, Front Range Community College
  • Dylan Kelly – Fort Collins HS, Colorado State University
  • Tabitha Paige – Summit Academy HS, Colorado State University
  • Isaac Roberts – Lyons Middle-Senior HS, Colorado Christian University
  • Dayanna Rosales – Westminster HS, University of Denver
  • Marissa Martinez Suarez – Westminster HS, University of Denver
  • Julea Trank-Greene – Niwot HS, University of Colorado Boulder
  • Maedee Trank-Greene – Niwot HS, University of Colorado Boulder
  • Audrey Vanderpool – Mountain View HS, University of Colorado Boulder

The Elevations Foundation scholarship initiative has provided over $564,000 in scholarships for higher education during its first 10 years. Award criteria include financial need, merit and academic performance. Since 2010, Elevations Foundation has provided opportunities for a better community and awarded over $1.5 million in critical funding for scholarships, community grants and disaster response.

Online applications for Elevations Foundation scholarships open on Jan. 1 annually. For more information, visit

About Elevations Foundation

Elevations Foundation is an independent 501(c)3 nonprofit organization that was established in 2010. Elevations Foundation provides relief in times of need, life-changing scholarships for local students and impactful community grants for early childhood development and mental health nonprofits. The important work of Elevations Foundation is fueled by individual donors and Elevations Credit Union. Learn more at

About Elevations Credit Union

Elevations Credit Union empowers its members and the communities it serves along Colorado’s Front Range with financial solutions and education. In addition to offering a broad portfolio of consumer and business banking services, Elevations is the No. 1 credit union mortgage lender in Colorado. Founded in 1953 as the U. of C. Federal Credit Union in Boulder, the organization has grown from 12 members and less than $100 in assets to over 145,000 members, more than 500 local employees and over $2 billion in assets. Elevations received the Malcolm Baldrige National Quality Award for performance excellence in 2014 and earns local awards along Colorado’s Front Range for Best Bank, Best Mortgage Lender and Best Customer Service year after year. Learn more at


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